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  1. July 4, 2014

    Ex-Schroders trader faces insider trading charges

    A former trader at Schroders is accused of using insider information to deal in Autonomy shares in a £155,000 criminal case...

  2. June 27, 2014

    Ministry strikes deal to secure high cost trials

    The government is set to strike a deal with barristers over cuts to the UK’s criminal legal aid budget, in an attempt to...

  1. June 25, 2014

    Former Schroders trader charged with insider dealing

    A former equities trader at Schroders has been charged by the UK financial watchdog with insider trading over a nine-year...

  2. June 6, 2014

    Getting rich: buy trying

    The best way to get rich is to hang out with rich people. The tricky thing is that the jet set stick with their own. Take...

  3. June 6, 2014

    India signals insider trading crackdown

    India’s securities regulator has delivered an early sign of a promised crackdown on securities irregularities in Asia’s...

  4. April 24, 2014

    Former KPMG auditor sentenced to 14 months in prison

    Scott London, the former head of KPMG’s southern California audit practice, was sentenced to 14 months in prison after...

  5. April 20, 2014

    Fund managers seek reversal on insider trading conviction

    Two former hedge fund managers found guilty of insider trading hope to persuade a US appeals court to throw out their...

  6. April 3, 2014

    Former Evercore banker pleads guilty in insider trading case

    Frank Perkins Hixon, a long-time Wall Street banker, pleaded guilty to six counts, including securities fraud, in an insider...

  7. March 27, 2014

    Ex-Novum Securities broker pleads guilty to insider trading

    A former broker at Novum Securities received a two-year suspended sentence after pleading guilty to insider-trading charges....

  8. February 25, 2014

    Former Novum broker to face second round of criminal charges

    A former broker at Novum Securities will face a second round of criminal charges as part of the UK financial regulator’s...

  9. February 20, 2014

    SEC claims drunk lawyer had insider tipple

    An alleged insider trading scheme involving a claim about an intoxicated lawyer and his wealth manager has drawn the...

  10. February 11, 2014

    Australia’s David Jones ousts directors amid insider-trade probe

    Australian retailer David Jones has ousted its chairman and two non-executive directors, after the three board members...

  11. February 6, 2014

    Martoma guilty of insider trading

    US authorities notched up one of their biggest victories against Wall Street corruption when a New York jury found Mathew...

  12. February 4, 2014

    Do not criminalise traders just for being in the know

    Equity Funding was one of the great corporate frauds of the 1970s. The US company grew rapidly by issuing 60,000 phoney...

  13. January 20, 2014

    Morrison treasurer suspended over insider dealing probe

    Wm Morrison has suspended its treasurer after his arrest on suspicion of insider dealing ahead of the supermarket chain’s...

  14. January 17, 2014

    Legal aid cuts endanger FCA insider-trading trial

    Defendants in a high-profile insider-trading case could move to block their trial proceeding because of an abuse of process,...

  15. January 10, 2014

    Trial hears former SAC manager Mathew Martoma ‘corrupted’ doctors

    Mathew Martoma “corrupted” medical doctors to gain an early look at confidential drug trial results that enabled hedge fund...

  16. January 10, 2014

    Funds face being pinched in a closing information gap

    It is getting harder and harder to find an edge these days. Back in the day, fund managers achieved good results by...

  17. January 9, 2014

    Former junior hedge fund trader to be charged

    Julian Rifat, a former junior trader at Moore Capital will be charged by the UK’s financial watchdog with insider trading...

  18. January 9, 2014

    NY probes banks over early warning tips to fund managers

    The New York attorney-general is investigating whether Wall Street banks and their equity analysts gave select fund managers...

  19. January 5, 2014

    Former SAC manager resolute as trial poised to start

    When prosecutors open their trial this week against Mathew Martoma, a former SAC Capital portfolio manager accused of...

  20. December 15, 2013

    Steinberg in hands of jury in SAC insider trading case

    When the jury begins this week to deliberate the fate of Michael Steinberg, a former SAC Capital portfolio manager accused...

  21. December 13, 2013

    Financial clean-up will require a lot more elbow grease

    For a few brief months this autumn, it seemed like financial services might be coming out of the doghouse. Bank chief...

  22. December 12, 2013

    Hong Kong insider trader Du Jun ordered to compensate investors

    A former Morgan Stanley banker convicted of insider trading in Hong Kong has been ordered to pay HK$24m (US$3m) to more than...

  23. December 6, 2013

    One of the accused in insider trading case pleads not guilty

    Iraj Parvizi, one of six defendants charged by the UK’s financial regulator in one of its biggest insider-trading...

  24. December 2, 2013

    Daimler and Lagardère face trial on insider trading charges

    Daimler, Lagardère and seven current and former Airbus and EADS executives are to stand trial in France for alleged insider...

  25. November 21, 2013

    Ex-SAC manager ‘broke law’ with trades, court told

    US prosecutors told a jury that Michael Steinberg, a former SAC Capital portfolio manager, “broke the law” by trading on...

  26. November 17, 2013

    Ex-SAC portfolio manager’s insider trading trial begins

    A former SAC Capital portfolio manager is set to go to trial this week to face allegations he traded on confidential...

  27. October 3, 2013

    FCA initially suspected Hannam of criminal offence

    The depth of the fall from grace of one of the City’s most prominent dealmakers was laid bare during tribunal proceedings as...

  28. September 3, 2013

    Tough justice for Everbright

    What if JPMorgan’s multibillion-dollar “London whale” trading losses had led regulators to ban Jamie Dimon, chief executive,...

  29. August 14, 2013

    Prosecutors strike unusual deal with ‘London whale’

    The former JPMorgan Chase trader nicknamed the “London whale” escaped without criminal charges in exchange for his testimony...

  30. July 24, 2013

    US plans criminal charges against SAC Capital

    US prosecutors are preparing criminal charges against SAC Capital, the $15bn hedge fund run by Steve Cohen that is the...

  31. July 4, 2013

    Heritage Oil chief executive defends Ian Hannam against market abuse accusations

    Tony Buckingham, the former mercenary turned chief executive of Heritage Oil, mounted a rousing defence of his friend and...

  32. July 3, 2013

    Ian Hannam compares fate to Mayhew’s

    Ian Hannam – the City of London dealmaker once dubbed the “king of mining” who is fighting a £450,000 market-abuse fine –...

  33. June 27, 2013

    Analyst suffered ‘inhuman’ extradition ordeal, says lawyer

    Last December, Trent Martin, an Australian who had worked for the Royal Bank of Scotland as a research analyst, was arrested...

  34. June 10, 2013

    SAC Capital case nears breakthrough on laptop access

    US prosecutors are finalising an agreement with the University of Michigan that would give them access to computer files...

  35. May 9, 2013

    UK watchdog probes KPMG in fresh blow

    The UK accounting watchdog has launched two separate investigations into KPMG, only weeks after the firm was caught up in an...

  36. May 2, 2013

    SAC Capital threatens to claw back bonuses

    SAC Capital, the $15bn hedge fund at the heart of a wide-ranging investigation into insider trading, said it would claw back...

  37. April 12, 2013

    KPMG: big three?

    The latest insider trading scandal – featuring a fancy timepiece, shady dealings on putting greens, and cash passed in car...

  38. April 12, 2013

    Dismay as US Senate scales back insider law

    The US Congress has severely scaled back the Stock Act, the law to stop lawmakers and their staff from trading on insider...

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